CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES



Who is ACAMIS?
ACAMIS is a growing membership organisation of 76 international schools in China (including mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao & Taiwan) and Mongolia. Our member schools have over 64,000 students and 8,000 teaching staff.

What does ACAMIS do?
ACAMIS runs conferences and workshops to provide Professional Development Learning opportunities for school staff in the China region, particularly to benefit our member international schools, although non-members are welcome and regularly attend. We also coordinate sporting competitions and cultural links between our member schools.

ACAMIS Conferences & Sponsorship Benefits
ACAMIS runs five (5) annual conferences which are attended by a range of ACAMIS member and non-member international schools. The conferences are summarised below to help you see which is the best fit for you to attend as Sponsor.


At each conference there are sponsorship opportunities available for companies to support learning in education, while gaining brand visibility, awareness of their products and services and access to appropriate target audiences that fit the nature of their business.

The key benefits of ACAMIS sponsorship are:
  • Attend the conference to promote your firm’s brand, products & services to the growing China region international school market
  • Access the attendees of the conference from your booth/stand
  • Potential conference presentation opportunities
  • Meet existing customers at the conference to foster the relationship
  • Use of the ACAMIS logo (Spring Conference sponsors only)
  • Sponsor logo/website link displayed on the ACAMIS website
  • Recognition with sponsor details and website link shown in the conference programme via the Guidebook app

Each conference is hosted at a different member school each year. Conference content is organized by committees of top specialists from member schools that are charged with delivering inspirational and cutting-edge content. Presenters consist of prominent educators from around the world, complemented by recognized experts in a field from member schools.

Conference Summary

Conference
Name
Conference DateHost
School
Estimated
Attendance
Conference
Focus
Target
Attendees
Chinese
Conference

28-30 June 2018Dulwich College Beijing, Beijing, China250This is the longest running and largest conference in China for teachers of Chinese Language and Culture to non-natives. At this conference, publisher sponsors may make books and other supplies available for sale, provided they can issue fa piao. Usually around 8 publisher sponsors attend.Elementary and Secondary Teachers of Chinese Language & Culture to non-natives in International Schools. Also attended by Heads/Coordinators of Chinese Language Department, some librarians, etc.
Technology Conference19-20 October 2018Western Academy of Beijing, Beijing, China100+The Technology Conference provides opportunities for professional development concerning the uses of technology in student learning and teaching in international schools. The conference design is to provide professional development which is for teachers by teachers. Usually 8-10 Technology related sponsors attend. A sponsor presentation opportunity is usually offered.Broad range including classroom teachers, technology coaches & technology leaders/administrators/support staff in International Schools
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Conference26-27 October 2018Shekou International School, Shenzhen, China65The ECE Conference aims to support the professional development needs of international school staff involved in early childhood education. Each year's conference tends to have a different theme. We are seeking an exclusive sponsor or small number of sponsors for this event. There is the possibility that a sponsor presentation opportunity may be offered.Early Childhood/Early Years Teachers, Teaching Assistants & ECE Leaders/Heads/Administrators in International Schools.
Spring Conference1-2 March 2019Shanghai Community International School - Hongqiao Campus, Shanghai, China300The Spring Conference has a Leadership focus - aiming to provide PD opportunities for many types of school leaders. Offer various concurrent PD session choices to attendees with subject matter appealing to a range of school leadership positions. Usually 50+ member school Athletics Directors attend to prepare their annual competition schedule as well as attend PD sessions. ACAMIS Annual General Meeting runs at the conference and all member schools are expected to send at least 1 representative, with many Heads of School attending. Usually 50+ sponsors from varied industries attend.Staff in various types of International School leadership positions such as Heads of School, Business/Finance Managers, HR Managers, Facility Managers, IT Managers, Principals, Curriculum Coordinators, Department Heads, member school Athletics Directors & other school leadership positions. Historically around 90% of our member schools send at least one staff member.
English Language Learners (ELL) Conference26-27 April 2019International School of Nanshan, Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China65-70Issues round English Learning within our member schools are at the top of the list of concerns about how to integrate an increasingly diverse array of language speakers into a curriculum based largely on English as the main language of instruction. The conference may provide PD learning opportunities in areas such as:
1. Effective teaching strategies and methods
2. Integrating culture into learning
3. Classroom management issues
We are seeking an exclusive sponsor or small number of sponsors for this event. There is the possibility that a sponsor presentation opportunity may be offered.
English Language/EAL Teachers (of students where English is not their first language) of Early Years, Elementary and Secondary in International and Bilingual Schools. ELL/EAL Leaders/Curriculum Coordinators.


For more information about sponsorship, please email eo@acamis.org.